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CDC Offers Guidance on 2 vs. 3 Doses of Serogroup B Meningococcal Vaccine Free

The CDC has published new recommendations on when to use two or three doses of the MenB-FHbp vaccine (Trumenba) for preventing serogroup B meningococcal disease.

Drug Watch / Vaccine Watch

FDA Approval of Bezlotoxumab in Prevention of Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection

A new option for patients at high risk for recurrence

HIV and ID Observations Blog

The Curious Case of M184V, Part 1 Free

A colleague asks Dr. Sax about his go-to regimen in the setting of a solo M184V (methionine replacing valine at position 184 in reverse transcriptase). What would you choose as his antiretroviral regimen?

Guideline Watch

2017 U.S. Adult Immunization Schedule

Small changes have been made to human papillomavirus and meningococcal vaccination schedules.

Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Leishmaniasis

Treatment options are limited, and supporting evidence generally is poor.

Diagnosis of Tuberculosis in Adults and Children

Recommendations on TB testing incorporate recent evidence on using an interferon-gamma release assay for latent TB and nucleic acid amplification testing for active TB.